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Declara la Secretaría de Gobernación fin de la Emergencia para dos municipios del estado de Tamaulipas

Boletín No. 522/14

México, D.F., 30 de septiembre de 2014

La Coordinación Nacional de Protección Civil de la Secretaría de Gobernación dio a conocer hoy el aviso de término de la Declaratoria de Emergencia que se emitió el pasado 19 de septiembre de 2014, a través del boletín de prensa 490/14 para los municipios de Güemez y Ocampo del estado de Tamaulipas por la presencia de lluvia severa e inundación fluvial del 12 al 14 de septiembre de 2014.

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Philippines Humanitarian Bulletin Issue, Issue 28 | 01 – 30 September 2014

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Alert levels raised for Mayon Volcano

  • Flashfloods and landslides caused by Typhoon Kalmaegi

  • Sphere standards lacking in Masempla Transition Site

  • Reaching historical milestones with Bangsomoro

  • Simulation in Region VIII

  • Accountability mainstreamed in OCHA Philippines

Mayon Volcano alert levels raised

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

To learn more about OCHA's activities, please visit http://unocha.org/.

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Se inundan 48 casas de San Julián por las fuertes lluvias del domingo

Report
Redhum

El Salvador, 30 de Septiembre 2014

Fuente: La Prensa Gráfica

Otras familias del municipio también resultaron afectadas, aunque en menor proporción.

La lluvia que cayó en algunos municipios del departamento de Sonsonate el domingo pasado por la tarde provocó inundaciones en 48 de las 64 viviendas de la comunidad El Milagro, en el municipio de San Julián, pero miembros de la Comisión de Protección Civil pudieron controlar la situación y poner a salvo a los habitantes.

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Lluvias causan cinco muertes

Report
Redhum

Guatemala, 30 de Septiembre 2014

Fuente: La Prensa Gráfica

Hay más de 2,800 afectados debido a las lluvias. Dos de las víctimas mortales son menores.

Las fuertes lluvias que azotan a Guatemala causaron el pasado fin de semana al menos cinco muertos y más de 2,800 afectados, informó ayer una fuente oficial.

La Coordinadora Nacional para la Reducción de Desastres (CONRED) reportó la muerte de dos menores en un deslizamiento registrado el sábado pasado en la aldea Majadas, del municipio de Tacaná, en el departamento suroccidental de San Marcos.

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Two bodies recovered from mudslide-hit J&K village

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Times of India

Sanjay Khajuria,TNN | Oct 1, 2014, 06.27 AM IST

JAMMU: Two more bodies were on Tuesday recovered from Saddal-Panjar in Jammu & Kashmir's Udhampur district over three weeks after the village was buried under a mudslide.

Police sources identified the two as Mukhtair Singh (32) and Ashu Devi (15).

At least 40 people were buried under the mudslide. "Seven bodies were recovered on September 9 while at least over 40 people were reported missing," said an officer.

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Monsoon season ends with 12% deficit

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Times of India

TNN | Oct 1, 2014, 06.38 AM IST

NEW DELHI: The monsoon season officially ended on Tuesday, as September drawing to a close, with the final rain deficit standing at 12%. This means the 2014 monsoon will be categorized as 'deficient'.

September turned out to be the best month of the monsoon season with rains across the country being 10% above normal. The all India weighted average rainfall in September was 191.5mm, as against a normal of 173.5mm.

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World + 3 others
Communicating with Communities: A Case Study and Guide from Pakistan and Elsewhere

A guide explains the rationale behind the creation of the Humanitarian Communications Unit and how timely contextualized information reaches communities affected by disaster.

International Organization for Migration:

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Somalia: Tropical cyclone Emergency appeal n° MDRSO002 - Operations update n° 4

Appeal History:

  • Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF): CHF 67,841 was allocated to support the Somalia Red Crescent Society (SRCS) in delivering immediate assistance to affected persons.

  • This Emergency Appeal was launched on 20 December, 2013 for CHF 2,406,038 to assist 23,100 persons (3,300 households) affected by the tropical cyclone disaster that hit Bari and Nugaal regions of Puntland,
    Somalia on 10 November 2013.

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Poor prospects for harvest due to late rains in The Gambia

Chronically underfunded humanitarian response in Gambia requires urgent food assistance for 200,000 vulnerable adults and acutely malnourished children.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

To learn more about OCHA's activities, please visit http://unocha.org/.

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Floods in Pakistan mean misery for children

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World Vision

Author: Asif Raza

Zainab, 3, had never seen flood waters before. She didn’t understand how destructive they could be until she had witnessed the devastation herself. In addition to the visible marks left on the landscape, the floods have left their marks on Zainab as well. Due to the contaminated water, she is suffering from skin infections and high fever. She is also traumatized and trying to process the loss of her maternal grandfather, who drowned in the flood.

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Southern Africa: Weekly Report (23rd to 29th September 2014)

Regional Overview

According to FEWSNET, regional cereal production estimates for 2013/14 show an increased availability by 17 per cent above last year and 19 per cent above the past five-year average. Cereal production is also 2 per cent above the regional annual requirements.

In Focus: Southern Africa Climate Outlook

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

To learn more about OCHA's activities, please visit http://unocha.org/.

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World + 52 others
Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 24–30 September

The weekly Global Overview aggregates information from a range of sources and provides the latest updates on and a ranking of current humanitarian crises.